The best times to visit Hirosaki for ideal weather are

May 21st to July 29th

or

August 20th to October 14th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 


Hirosaki Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Hirosaki

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Hirosaki vary somewhat and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 68 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Hirosaki, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-August where highs are regularly around 82°F (27.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.3°F (20.7°C) at night.

    Hirosaki Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    Hirosaki Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    Hirosaki Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Average
    Low

    Hirosaki Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average Hirosaki Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 35.5 31.4 26.7
    Feb 37 32.4 27.1
    Mar 43.5 37.5 31.2
    Apr 54.4 47 38.8
    May 63.6 55.9 48.7
    Jun 71.8 64.2 57.2
    Jul 77.8 71.3 65.4
    Aug 80.8 74 67.7
    Sep 75 67.3 60.2
    Oct 63.5 56.7 49.4
    Nov 51.8 46.4 40
    Dec 41.1 36.4 30.8

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 1.9 -0.3 -2.9
    Feb 2.8 0.2 -2.7
    Mar 6.4 3.1 -0.4
    Apr 12.4 8.3 3.8
    May 17.6 13.3 9.3
    Jun 22.1 17.9 14
    Jul 25.4 21.8 18.6
    Aug 27.1 23.3 19.8
    Sep 23.9 19.6 15.7
    Oct 17.5 13.7 9.7
    Nov 11 8 4.4
    Dec 5.1 2.4 -0.7

     
    Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chance of Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Hirosaki.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hirosaki (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 74.3 0 0.13
    Feb 64.3 0 0.1
    Mar 55.7 0 0.11
    Apr 40 0 0.13
    May 38.6 0 0.14
    Jun 34.3 0 0.11
    Jul 38.6 0 0.23
    Aug 38.6 0 0.27
    Sep 40 0 0.23
    Oct 45.7 0 0.19
    Nov 60 0 0.24
    Dec 72.9 0 0.17

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 74.3 0 0.33
    Feb 64.3 0 0.25
    Mar 55.7 0 0.28
    Apr 40 0 0.33
    May 38.6 0 0.36
    Jun 34.3 0 0.28
    Jul 38.6 0 0.58
    Aug 38.6 0 0.69
    Sep 40 0 0.58
    Oct 45.7 0 0.48
    Nov 60 0 0.61
    Dec 72.9 0 0.43
    –>

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Hirosaki has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is February (54.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (79%).

    Wind in Hirosaki is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and February. December’s average wind speed of around 10.2 knots (11.7 MPH or 18.9 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late December where average top sustained speeds reach 18.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hirosaki.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 9.9 a gentle breeze 16 a moderate breeze
    Feb 9.6 a gentle breeze 15.7 a moderate breeze
    Mar 8.6 a gentle breeze 14.4 a moderate breeze
    Apr 7.4 a gentle breeze 13 a moderate breeze
    May 6.4 a light breeze 11.9 a moderate breeze
    Jun 4.8 a light breeze 9.6 a gentle breeze
    Jul 5.1 a light breeze 9.9 a moderate breeze
    Aug 5 a light breeze 9.2 a gentle breeze
    Sep 5.4 a light breeze 9.8 a moderate breeze
    Oct 6.8 a light breeze 11.8 a moderate breeze
    Nov 8.1 a gentle breeze 13.8 a moderate breeze
    Dec 10.2 a gentle breeze 16.8 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 56.8
    Feb 54.3
    Mar 56.5
    Apr 56
    May 67.7
    Jun 73.6
    Jul 79
    Aug 77.4
    Sep 71.7
    Oct 63.3
    Nov 60.9
    Dec 58.6

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Hirosaki?

    As of 5/2/2017 there are regional travel advisories for Japan; exercise normal security precautions and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
     

    Overall Hirosaki Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 68.9°F (20.5°C) and 39.3°F (4.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Hirosaki, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 46.9°F (8.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is far too cold this time of year in Hirosaki to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 44°F (6.7°C) and 33.5°F (0.8°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.

     


     

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